Label: Columbia - CS 68987 • Format: Cassette Album • Country: US • Genre: Hip Hop • Style: RnB/Swing
Blaque is an American girl group that charted from to Outside of the United States they are known as Blaque Ivory. Their debut album Blaque sold more than 1 million copies and was certified Platinum. The group went on hiatus from untilreleasing three less successful singles, "Can't Get It Back", "Ugly", and "I'm Good", the latter appearing in the film Honey. The group attempted a comeback inbut ultimately failed due to Natina Reed 's accidental death.
Reed formed Blaque while Fears formed another group called Intrigue. Intrigue won a recording contract with Elektra Recordsand Fears met up with Brandi Williams at a talent show while a member of that group. Fears left Intrigue to join up with Reed in Blaque and Williams joined the group shortly thereafter. Lisa Lopes signed the group to her production company, Left Eye Productions. The album's lead single " " was a success in the U. In mid, Blaque toured as one of the opening acts for boy band 'N Sync.
Inthe group starred as cheerleaders Blaque - Blaque the film Bring It On and went to the studio and recorded the Shelly Peiken and Guy Roche song "As If" for the soundtrack that same year.
While their self-titled debut album went platinum, the second album called Blaque Outwhich was set for release inwas shelved as the group was dropped from Columbia Records.
The video for the first single " Can't Get It Back " was never released. The album was soon leaked on the Internet. After Lopes 's death in a car crash in Honduras on April 25,they signed with Elektra Records and after Reed gave birth to a son, they began work on their third album. An alternate version of the shelved album was released to iTunes on May 22,but was later on taken down.
DecemberBlaque Out was released back onto iTunes. Fears was signed to Darkchild Records in Williams also signed a new record deal and started working on a solo album. She also Blaque - Blaque vocals on the hook of Nelly 's single " Grillz ". InBlaque came back together to record their fourth studio album Private Show originally titled Beauty.
They worked on the album sporadically from to Blaque agreed to film a show Blaque In the House for airing in the summer of ; however, Blaque - Blaque show was never picked up, and the album went unreleased. At the event, Blaque performed their single "". Shortly after, the group contracted with artist manager Inga "Nandi" Willis, and started working on an album and a reality television show.
On October 26,Reed One More Time - Beau Catcheur - Beau Catcheur after being hit by a car near Atlanta, Georgia.
The group broke up shortly after her death. The album was scheduled to be released exclusively to iTunes innearly five years after its completion by Music World Entertainment, but this was canceled. It is available on all major streaming platforms. Dr Beat - Dance Groove - Dance Groove also had a small role playing herself in the movie On the Line.
Blaque also appears on Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes's solo debut album, Supernovaon the track titled "Head to the Sky", which was only released internationally.
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